BETHANY, W.Va. –The Bethany College equestrian team will host an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) hunt seat show at Peace Point Equestrian Center on Saturday, Feb. 25. West Virginia University and the University of Pittsburgh are among the teams invited to participate in the show.

The hunt seat equitation show, which is open and free to the public, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will continue through the early afternoon. Peace Point is expecting approximately 150 entries to compete in eleven different classes divided by ability and experience. Jumping classes will take place in the morning, and flat classes will follow in the afternoon.

Beverages, sandwiches and snacks will be available on site throughout the show.

The IHSA is an, “organization that encompasses 29 regions in nine zones with more than 300 member colleges in 45 states and Canada- representing more than 6,500 riders in both hunter seat equitation, western horsemanship and reining,” according to the IHSA website.

This show will be the third IHSA hunt seat show hosted by the Bethany team at Peace Point Equestrian Center. The team and facility plan to host intercollegiate western horsemanship and dressage shows in the near future.

Peace Point Equestrian Center is a state-of-the-art riding facility in the scenic, northern panhandle of West Virginia. Among other things, the facility offers riding and driving lessons, seasonal trail rides and boarding. The indoor arena and two outdoor arenas are also available to rent for camps, clinics and shows. For more information visit Peace Point Equestrian Center’s web site at